There is a strong connection between discipleship, spirituality and stewardship, says Archbishop Paul J. Etienne, Archdiocese of Seattle. Study and learn from his short video and accompanying summary of a pastoral letter on stewardship. Great for groups or individuals.
How much of your time can you invest to grow in deeper discipleship? The Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod suggests “1 percent” — 14 minutes a day – as a starting point. Explore and share this bulletin insert. How can you live into it? (Photo: Mat Brown, Pexels.com)
“To tithe or not to tithe?” That is the question many Christians ask when they consider how much to contribute to God’s ministries. This article from Westminster Theological Seminary reviews tithing in the Old Testament. (Photo: Woodleywonderworks, Creative Commons )
We all love the Bible’s stories of Jesus’ birth, with their heartwarming characters, from the Shepherds to the Magi. But looking at them closely, we can all learn how each gave generously. From the Signatry. (Photo: brockvicky, Creative Commons)
While stewardship does include how we get, spend, and give our money, this narrow definition of stewardship as church fund raising falls far short of the rich, comprehensive understanding of stewardship that we find in the Bible. MinistryMatters explores.
Unless families model and teach generosity in the home, our children may learn toxic ideas about sharing and giving. How can families be intentional about generosity? Here are 10 ways. (Photo: Neeta Lind, Creative Commons)
Simplicity is seeking first the Kingdom of God, Karen Wingate asserts in her Bible study on simple living. In it she looks at a number of topics that point to how Christians can discover simple living as a spiritual discipline.
Messages are woven throughout the Bible about stewardship and how we are responsible for the proper use and management of everything God has entrusted to us. This study guide from the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, explores.
Most churches say it every week, but what can the Apostle’s Creed teach us about stewardship? Plenty, as this classic essay reveals. (Photo: Ben Sutherland Rousalts, Creative Commons)
Many Christians mistakenly believe that Jesus and the witness of the Bible is anti-wealth. But a closer examination shows a teaching about not only the perils but also the opportunities and responsibilities of money. From Crosswalk.com.